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Abstract Elise Hatt Campbell was a staff member of the Merrill-Palmer Institute. During her tenure she conducted studies and wrote articles concerning childhood development and education, as well as taught courses at Wayne University. Campbell was also a consultant in the Detroit Council for Youth Service and Chairman of the Committee of the Detroit Council of Social Agencies. The papers of Elise Hatt Campbell reflect her work within the Merrill-Palmer Institute and as an instructor at Wayne University....
Dates: 1919 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1939
Abstract Ethel B. Waring was born in 1887. She received her PhD from Columbia University in 1927. Dr. Waring served on the faculty of Cornell University's Department of Child Development and Family Relationships and retired in 1955. She is the author of several books and articles on child development. The papers of Dr. Waring reflect her teaching and research activities at Cornell University.
Dates: 1920 - 1971
Abstract Edna Noble White, a pioneer in family life education, served as first director of the Merrill-Palmer Institute from her appointment in 1920 until her retirement in 1947. Under Edna Noble White’s leadership, the Institute expanded its services to include a student program of college level courses in child development, family life, parenting skills, and nursery education as well as the Merrill-Palmer Nursery School, Camps, Farm, Infant Services, and Recreational Clubs. Ms. White was also very...
Dates: 1902 - 1966
Abstract The Merrill-Palmer Institute was founded in 1920 by an endowment from Lizzie Merrill Palmer. Throughout its 61 years of independent operation, the Institute was greatly respected and internationally known as one of the top institutions for education, training and research in Child Development. Merrill-Palmer staff conducted and published studies on families and children, operated a nursery school, children’s camps and clubs, offered marriage and family counseling, and performed community...
Dates: 1920 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1981
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- Child care 2
- Child psychology 2
- Children in wartime 2
- Detroit (Mich.) 2
- Education, Higher 2
- Education, Preschool 2
- Home economics 2
- Parent and child 2
- Youth organizations 2
- Community education 1
- Community service 1
- Day care 1
- Education -- Parent participation 1
- Family services 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Urban youth 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
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- Wayne State University 2
- Campbell, Elise Hatt 1
- Metropolitan Detroit Youth Services 1
- United States. Works Progress Administration 1
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